[R] Re: R News Volume 2/2
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 24 10:51:07 CEST 2002
On Mon, 24 Jun 2002, Christian Hoffmann wrote:
> Hi all,
> The file is NOT a gz file, but plain .ps. So, to read it, rename it by
> deleting the tail ".gz". (Perhaps my download mechanism fabricated the
> extra ".gz"?)
Rather, your download mechanism un-gzipped it for you: Netscape and others
often do unless you explicitly save the link contents. The actual file
auk% file Rnews_2002-2.ps.gz
Rnews_2002-2.ps.gz: gzip compressed data - deflate method , original
(after ftp-ing which is safe in this regard).
This is so commonplace I am surprised you have not met it before.
> Good luck.
I think good understanding should be more productive.
> At 17:19 21.06.2002 +0200, you wrote:
> >We have just published the 2002/2 issue of R News on
> > http://cran.R-project.org/doc/Rnews
> >where you can download the newsletter as PDF or Postscript file. It
> >will propagate to the CRAN mirrors within a day or two.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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